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Araluen Lodge

603 Steels Creek Road, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area the villas are in is beautiful. Rolling hills and wonderful Australian bush. However, we did not see much of it as our villa (number 3) was tucked behind the garage with very little outlook. Some of the others were on high ground with balconies and I could only imagine their view, but not for us. Our villa itself... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I had organised a surprise night away for my husband & I to relax.... My husband had no idea we were staying over night somewhere and as we drove into Araluen Lodge we drove into an Industrial area which was their personal shed with work utes and nowhere to really park. We had just bought a new car & were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Wanting to spend some quality time together on a girls weekend I booked my mother and me into an Araluen Lodge villa with high expectations - we were not disappointed! After arriving in the afternoon we sat outside on our deck having a chat and a laugh over our complimentary bottle of wine before heading out for dinner in Healesville.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Recently during an overnight stay at the Araluen Villas my partner and I had to leave twice during the night to get basic provisions, as we were leaving the owner yelled out from there house "ARE YOU RIGHT?" which we both thought was quite odd, on our coming back arrival we were greeted with both owners come out from our... More 

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Araluen_Lodge, Owner at Araluen Lodge, responded to this review

The comments made, were not exactly how things were. Araluen Lodge is set in a quiet and tranquil rural setting. We were woken at 2am by the sound of a car arriving at our property, a short time later a car leaving our property. At 4am we again were woken by the sound of a car, I went to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

What a fantastic host, you cannot put a value on Gretha's local knowledge. Everything is thought of in what is an experience not just a getaway. I highly recommend Araluen lodge for your next stay in the Yarra Valley!

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Thank you Gretha for a wonderful weekend. We stayed in the main house, where the accommodation was lovely and the furnishings beautiful. The breakfast area and sitting room are just charming, especially the Dutch plates on the wall. The pool was also much appreciated. Sitting on the deck with the beautiful views, just lovely. Gretha is very knowledgable about wine... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Everything at Araluen has been thought of for you. The fit out of the villa we stayed in was of high quality. Beautiful sheets, lovely bathroom products. And lots of really nice local hamper things ready for you when you arrive. And a beautiful bottle of local wine too. Very quiet, no traffic noise at all. Very relaxing, will be... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

A very enjoyable, relaxing weekend in the Yarra Valley. The host, Kirstein, was fantastic and made us feel like special guests. When the taxi failed to show for dinner, she arranged alternative transport for us asap. The accommodation is perfect and a little secluded for a couple's getaway. Breakfast provisions were ample and we even got a fresh grapefruit off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Yarra Valley's finest luxury accommodation. My wife organized a long weekend stay here a few weeks ago and it was so relaxing and serene. Gretha was lovely and took very good care of us. Would definitely stay here again and commend this place very highly to friends and family.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We choose araluen lodge from the photos of their website... they glady matched the discount offer made on another website... we order the cheese plate to have also for an extra $50/80 (i cant remember). It was all confirmed, we were running late, we recieved a call and everything was fine. The villa was beautiful and was worth the extra... More 

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